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PlantFiles: Canna Lily
Canna x generalis 'Tropical Salmon'

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Family: Cannaceae (kan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Canna (KAN-uh) (Info)
Species: x generalis (jen-er-RAY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Tropical Salmon

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Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Abutilon On Nov 9, 2002, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

'Tropical Salmon' started out slow to end up in fall one of the loveliest cannas in the garden.
A very pretty canna (o:

Positive Terry On Aug 31, 2002, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

Supposed to be a dwarf, but the flowers have easily reached 4-feet-plus (and it's in a full-sun spot.)

Started the tubers about a month before last frost date, and that seemed to give them enough headstart. Plan to dig up all but one tuber, to test cold-hardiness (will heavily mulch the remaining tuber.)

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona (2 reports)
Concord, North Carolina
Houston, Texas



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